UNAIR NEWS – Dean of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (FKH), Universitas Airlangga, Prof. Dr. Pudji Srianto, drh., M.Kes., is the next dean featured in UNAIR NEWS as special coverage of “Dean Kita”. Met on Monday, January 15, the dean who was known as Prof. Pudji was told various tips and strategies to bring FKH UNAIR to global stage.
Before disclosing various tips and strategies, Prof. Pudji first expressed that his determination to become a dean was a personal desire. It was based on the responsibility that needs to be continued after serving as Vice Dean II FKH UNAIR for two periods.
“While serving as vice dean, I feel there is a responsibility that must be continued,” he explained.
About strategy, Prof. Pudji said that the steps for internationalization of FKH UNAIR have been done earlier. In fact, before the declaration of UNAIR to be a world-class university, FKH UNAIR has launched it first. Prof. Pudji showed that it can be seen from visiting professor activities and inbound and outbound student activities .
“For the next internationalization step, FKH UNAIR will just need to expand the network,” he added.
In this regard, various steps should to be improved, especially in improving the quality of Human Resources (HR). In addition, Prof. Pudji added, FKH UNAIR continues to encourage the academic community to study abroad and to improve the publication of international journals scopus indexed. It is the real effort of FKH UNAIR.
“To contribute to our joint program, we ask lecturers and students to be active in research. And of course, the outputs are international journal or proceedings in seminars, “he explained.
At the end, Prof. Pudji explained the various challenges his faculty faces. The biggest challenge faced is technology in the field of animal husbandry and veterinary to prepare graduates who are ready to work in the field.
“Therefore we open a specialization group and internships in faculty, alumni or stakeholder partners. It has been prepared to produce graduates who are confident and able to handle problems in general, “he added.
Then, with qualified human resources, Prof. Pujdi continued to be determined to make FKH UNAIR contribute more solving problems both in the national and international arena.
“This is what we pursue with the ability that we have,” he concluded.
Author: Hilmi Putra Pradana
Editor: Nuri Hermawan